is senior lecturer in English at Uppsala University, Sweden, where she is working on a book project tentatively entitled The Afterlives of Africa: De-realising land in contemporary African Fiction. Some recent publications include ‘The Fathers’ Dark Triumph: terror and the end of revolution in J.M. Coetzee’s The Master of Petersburg.’ In Fantasias of Terrorism, a special issue of The Journal for Cultural Research. (forthcoming); ‘The Danish African: Wolle Kirk, Whiteness and Colonial complicity’. Kult: a postcolonial special issue series. (with Lene Bull Christiansen, Roskilde University) (forthcoming); and ‘An Awkward Silence: Reflections on Theory and Africa’ Kunapipi: A Journal of Postcolonial Writing. 34.1, 2012.